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1996 IMSA GT Championship
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The 1996 Exxon World Sports Car Championship and Supreme GT Series seasons were the 26th season of the IMSA GT Championship. It consisted of open-cockpit prototypes referred to as World Sports Car (WSC) and Grand Tourer-style racing cars divided into GTS-1 and GTS-2 classes. It began February 3, 1996, and ended October 6, 1996, after ten rounds.

ScheduleEdit

Most races on the schedule had WSC and GTS-1 classes running together, while the GTS-2 class ran separate races, sometimes with different lengths. Races marked with All had all classes on track at the same time for the whole race.

Rnd Race Length Class Circuit Date
1 Rolex 24 at Daytona 24 Hours All Daytona International Speedway February 3
February 4
2 Exxon Superflo 12 Hours of Sebring 12 Hours All Sebring International Raceway March 17
3 Advance Auto Parts Grand Prix of Atlanta 40 Minutes GTS-2 Road Atlanta April 21
3 Hours WSC/GTS-1
4 Exxon Superflo 500 at Texas 500 Miles All Texas World Speedway May 5
5 The Dodge Dealers Grand Prix 1 Hour GTS-2 Lime Rock Park May 27
1 Hour 45 Minutes WSC/GTS-1
6 First Union Six Hours at the Glen 6 Hours All Watkins Glen International June 9
7 Toshiba California Grand Prix 45 Minutes GTS-2 Sears Point Raceway July 14
3 Hours WSC/GTS-1
8 Chrysler Mosport 500 3 Hours All Mosport International Raceway August 25
9 Sprint Grand Prix of Dallas 45 Minutes GTS-2 Dallas street circuit September 1
2 Hours WSC/GTS-1
10 Daytona IMSA Finale 3 Hours All Daytona International Speedway October 6

Season resultsEdit

Rnd Circuit WSC Winning Team GTS-1 Winning Team GTS-2 Winning Team Results
WSC Winning Drivers GTS-1 Winning Drivers GTS-2 Winning Drivers
1 Daytona   #4 Doyle Racing   #5 Brix Racing   #55 Stadler Motorsports Results
  Jim Pace
  Scott Sharp
  Wayne Taylor
  Rob Morgan
  Charles Morgan
  Joe Pezza
  Jon Gooding
  Irv Hoerr
  Enzo Calderari
  Lilian Bryner
  Ulli Richter
2 Sebring   #4 Doyle Racing   #74 Champion Porsche   #99 Schumacher Racing Results
  Jim Pace
  Wayne Taylor
  Eric van der Poele
  Hans-Joachim Stuck
  Bill Adam
  Larry Schumacher
  Will Pace
  Andy Pilgrim
3 Road Atlanta   #30 Momo Corse   #1 Brix Racing   #93 Ecuador Mobil 1 Racing Results
  Gianpiero Moretti
  Max Papis
  Irv Hoerr
  Darin Brassfield
  Henry Taleb
4 Texas   #4 Doyle Racing   #1 Brix Racing   #99 Schumacher Racing Results
  Jim Pace
  Wayne Taylor
  Irv Hoerr
  Darin Brassfield
  Larry Schumacher
  Andy Pilgrim
5 Lime Rock   #30 Momo Corse   #1 Brix Racing   #93 Ecuador Mobil 1 Racing Results
  Gianpiero Moretti
  Max Papis
  Irv Hoerr   Henry Taleb
6 Watkins Glen   #30 Momo Corse   #5 Brix Racing   #26 Alex Job Racing Results
  Gianpiero Moretti
  Max Papis
  Irv Hoerr
  Darin Brassfield
  Brian Cunningham
  Brian DeVries
  Hurley Haywood
  Charles Slater
  Tom Hessert
7 Sears Point   #4 Doyle Racing   #5 Brix Racing   #07 PTG Results
  Scott Sharp
  Wayne Taylor
  Irv Hoerr
  Darin Brassfield
  Peter Halsmer
8 Mosport   #20 Dyson Racing   #1 Brix Racing   #06 PTG Results
  Butch Leitzinger
  John Paul Jr.
  Irv Hoerr   Boris Said
  Pete Halsmer
9 Dallas   #20 Dyson Racing   #5 Brix Racing   #07 PTG Results
  Butch Leitzinger   Irv Hoerr   Pete Halsmer
10 Daytona   #20 Dyson Racing   #91 Rock Valley   #06 PTG Results
  Butch Leitzinger
  John Paul Jr.
  Stu Hayner
  Roger Schramm
  Javier Quiros

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